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THE Great Central Railway (Nottingham) has reached agreement with Porterbrook for Class 144 No. 144003 to be preserved at its Ruddington base, once released from mainline duties. The DMU is expected to arrive in the first half of the year and begin
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Welsh Pony Restoration Resumes At Ffestiniog – Steam Return In 2020?
WORK has resumed on reconstructing Ffestiniog Railway’s (FR) England 0-4-0ST 1867-built Welsh Pony, which last worked in 1940. Cosmetic restoration for FR’s May 2013 Steam 150 celebrations was followed by confirmation it would be overhauled (RM Aug
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Abellio’s Scotrail Franchise To End Early In 2022
ABELLIO’S contract to run the ScotRail franchise will end in 2022, Scotland’s Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has said. When Abellio took over the franchise in April 2015 the initial term was for seven years, with a further three years as an o